On 6/16/06, Tiffany VanKirk wrote:
> Hi LindaC,
> I didn't mean for anyone to think that I wanted them just for
> breeding. They will have a forever home no matter what. But yes
> I would like to breed them and I welcome any advice you offer.
> plan on doing everything you suggested first and making them
> feel they are a part of our family because they are. I have
> wanted Quakers for a long time now and we finally own our own
> home and have the room for them to fly and play. Do you have a
> website or have you checked into getting one. It would cost
> alot more than 1000.00 from what all my husbands clients tell
> us. And if more breeders got websites it would be easier to
> the scams from real avaries and breeders and hopefully the
> scammers would leave the ad boards. If you don't have a website
> do you mind me asking why not? I'm a stay at home mom and have
> the time to spend with my birds. My husband offered to do a
> website (he doesn't like the scammers either) Because I have
> been saveing for along time my pets and bills come before
> saving. So I hope you understand where I am coming from now.
> Thank You
> Tiffany VanKirk
> On 6/16/06, LindaC in OK wrote:
>> since you want a proven pair it seems they would be put into
>> a breeding situation right away and that's not a good idea.
>> Take your time starting with vet visit and get them onto a
>> healthy diet. quakers will breed when they are ready and
>> maybe never even if proven before. I have pairs here that
>> are saying 'that's enuff' and that's okay they are here to
>> stay. I don't shuffle birds around once they are here. Too
>> many do that and unsuspecting people then end up with a
>> screaming bird.
>> A blue quaker is no less than $300 and a split can be that
>> or a tad less so that is a very expensive website.
>> wishing you well,
>> If you have questions about diet don't hesitate to ask. I
>> check here every day or so but the board is slow lately.
Keep saving cuz no that I know will trade birds for a website.
Espically blue quakers. And I've been into birds for over 30
years. I get offers from lots of people [aquaintances] for free
websites. Good luck